1993 PBA season
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|1993 PBA season|
|Duration||February 28, 1993 – December 14, 1993|
|Number of teams||8|
|TV partner(s)||Vintage Sports (PTV)|
|Top draft pick||Jun Limpot|
|Picked by||Sta. Lucia Realtors|
|All-Filipino Cup champions||Coney Island Ice Cream|
|Runners-up||San Miguel Beermen|
|Commissioner's Cup champions||Swift Mighty Meaties|
|Governors Cup champions||San Miguel Beermen|
|Runners-up||Swift Mighty Meaties|
|Season MVP||Alvin Patrimonio|
The 1993 PBA season was the 19th season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).
- The league moves to its new home, the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City.
- The PBA unveils their new logo during the opening ceremonies on February 28. The logo was chosen from more than 2000 entries in a nationwide contest held on January.
- The league changes their playdates from Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays to Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The move of their second weekly playdate from Thursday to Friday is to attract weekend crowds.
- Sta. Lucia Realtors made its debut in the league, parading top draft pick Zandro "Jun" Limpot and former players from the Presto franchise led by Vergel Meneses.
- Benjie Paras was unable to come in terms with is team, Shell Rimula X, as he declared that he wanted to be traded to Ginebra San Miguel. He was not able to play for the All-Filipino Conference. A settlement was reached before the start of the Commissioner's Cup.
- The All-Filipino Cup became the opening conference of the season, Coney Island Ice Cream Stars (formerly Purefoods TJ Hotdogs) defeated the San Miguel Beermen for the title. Coney Island coach Vincent "Chot" Reyes made history as the first coach to claim a PBA crown in his maiden season with the team.
- The second conference was renamed as the Commissioner's Cup, corporate rivals Purefoods and Swift Mighty Meaties faced off for the second time in the finals, with Swift snagging their second championship behind the exploits of best import Ronnie Thompkins. The said conference was also full of blockbuster trades that saw several players traded to other teams.
- The Games and Amusements Board revoked the playing license of Shell's Ricky Relosa after he was involved in a brawl with Swift's Ronnie Thompkins, when Relosa hit Thompkins' nape. Relosa was allowed to play for the rest of the season after GAB chairman King Sumulong relented his decision.
- The Third Conference, called Governor's Cup, saw the return of high-scoring import Tony Harris who led Swift to the Finals, only to be beaten by San Miguel Beer, which had Kenny Travis and a solid local crew composed of Samboy Lim, Allan Caidic and Ato Agustin.
The muses for the participating teams are as follows:
|Alaska Milkmen||Sadie Callahan|
|Coney Island Ice Cream||Bea Lucero|
|Ginebra San Miguel||Hazel Huelvas|
|San Miguel Beermen||Donita Rose|
|7-Up Uncolas||Rosanna Escudero|
|Shell Rimula X||Liza Berroya and Janine Barredo|
|Sta. Lucia Realtors||Ruffa Gutierrez and Apols Gutierrez|
|Swift Mighty Meaties||Gelli de Belen|
- All-Filipino Cup: Coney Island Ice Cream Stars
- Commissioner's Cup: Swift Mighty Meaty Hotdogs
- Governors Cup: San Miguel Beermen
- Team with best win-loss percentage: San Miguel Beermen (46-25, .648)
- Best Team of the Year: San Miguel Beermen (4th)
- Most Valuable Player: Alvin Patrimonio (Coney Island/Purefoods)
- Rookie of the Year: Jun Limpot (Sta. Lucia)
- Sportsmanship Award: Samboy Lim (San Miguel)
- Most Improved Player: Vergel Meneses (Swift)
- Coach of the Year: Chot Reyes (Purefoods)
- Defensive Player of the Year: Alvin Teng (San Miguel)
- Mythical Five:
- Mythical Second Team:
- All Defensive Team:
Awards given by the PBA Press Corps
- Mr. Quality Minutes: Olsen Racela (Purefoods)
- Humanitarian/Citizenship Award: Chito Loyzaga (Ginebra)
- Comeback Player of the Year: Paul Alvarez (Sta. Lucia)
- Mr. Clutch: Alfonso Solis (Swift)
- Role Player of the Year: Glenn Capacio (Purefoods)
- Newsmaker of the Year: Alvin Patrimonio (Purefoods)
- Referee of the Year: Ernesto de Leon
|Swift Mighty Meaties||71||46||25||.647|
|San Miguel Beermen||71||46||25||.647|
|Coney Island / Purefoods||67||39||28||.582|
|Sta. Lucia Realtors||55||23||32||.418|
|7-Up / Pepsi Mega||43||17||26||.396|
|Shell Helix Oilers||43||14||29||.325|
|Ginebra San Miguel||35||9||26||.258|